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My Two Favorite Questions to Ask During a Law Firm Interview

To get a summer associate position during OCI interviews, you’ll be participating in potentially dozens of interviews at different firms and multiple interviews at each firm for which you get a callback. Most interviewers leave time at the end for questions, and this...

Let’s Talk Law Firm Culture: How Can You Figure Out a Law Firm’s Culture While Interviewing?

It’s getting to be that time of year – law students around the country participate in OCI interviews, which tend to focus on big law firms. When I decided to go through OCI, I knew almost nothing about law firm life, and absolutely nothing about how to assess law firm...

Five Ways to End Your Summer Associate Position on a High Note

Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels.com Many summer associate programs will be wrapping up at the end of this month. If you joined my free webinar and have been following along the blog all summer, I’m confident you’ve been doing a great job and have made a strong...

My Two Favorite Questions to Ask During a Law Firm Interview

To get a summer associate position during OCI interviews, you’ll be participating in potentially dozens of interviews at different firms and multiple interviews at each firm for which you get a callback. Most interviewers leave time at the end for questions, and this...

My Two Favorite Questions to Ask During a Law Firm Interview

To get a summer associate position during OCI interviews, you’ll be participating in potentially dozens of interviews at different firms and multiple interviews at each firm for which you get a callback. Most interviewers leave time at the end for questions, and this...

Five Ways to End Your Summer Associate Position on a High Note

Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels.com Many summer associate programs will be wrapping up at the end of this month. If you joined my free webinar and have been following along the blog all summer, I’m confident you’ve been doing a great job and have made a strong...

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Summer Associate Advice: How Do I Prepare for My Mid-Summer Review?

It's hard to believe, but many summer programs are reaching the half-way point. At many firms, you’ll have a mid-summer review, during which you’ll hear feedback about your work so far. The mid-summer review is also an opportunity for you to make an impression and ask...

Summer Intern Q&A: I’m overwhelmed with work!

This summer, I’ll be posting Q&As from summer associates and summer interns. Have a question? Email me at thecareerfiles@gmail.com. Today, I give advice to a summer who is overwhelmed with work. Question: A summer associate at a firm writes, “I have too much work...

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